Some of the contents of this manual may not apply to your phone depending on your phone’s software or your

service provider. This handset is not recommended for the visually impaired because of its touchscreen keypad.

GT540 User Guide

Congratulations on your purchase of the advanced and compact GT540 phone by LG, designed to operate with the latest digital mobile communication technology.

Disposal of your old appliance 1 When this crossed-out, trash bin symbol is attached to a product, the product is subject to European Directive 2002/96/EC. 2 Dispose of all electrical and electronic products separately from municipal waste using collection facilities designated by government or other local authorities. 3 The correct disposal of your old appliance will help prevent potential negative impacts on the environment and human health. 4 For detailed information about disposal of your old appliance, please contact your local waste disposal authority, waste disposal service, or the store where you purchased the product.

Getting to know your phone ����7 Installing the SIM card and battery����������������������������������������������9 Charging your phone ��������������11 Installing the memory card ����12 Formatting the memory card .1 Your Home screen ��������������������14 Touch-screen tips ........................14 Personalize home screen ..........15 Using your home screen ...........15 LG Home ........................................16 Android Home .............................18 Communication ...........................20 Multimedia ....................................21 Utilities ............................................22 Google .............................................2 Downloads.....................................2 Calls ������������������������������������������26 Making a call .................................26 Calling your contacts .................26 Answering and rejecting a call26 Adjusting call volume ................27 Making a second call..................27 Turning on DTMF .........................27 Viewing your call logs ................27 Call settings ...................................28 Fixed Dial Numbers ....................28 Voicemail ........................................28 Using call forwarding .................28 Using call barring ........................28 Additional call settings ..............29 Select line ......................................29 Network operators ......................29 Contacts������������������������������������30 Searching for a contact .............0 Adding a new contact ...............0 Favorite Contacts.........................1 Creating a group..........................1 Messaging ��������������������������������32 Messaging ......................................2 Sending a message.....................2 Entering text.................................. T9 predictive text......................... ABC manual text .......................... Entering accented letters .........4 Example ..........................................4 To input “ä”, press and hold the “a” key...............................................4 Setting up your email ................4 Sending an email using your new account..................................4 Retrieving your email.................5 Changing your email settings .....5 Threaded box ...............................6 Using smilies .................................6 Changing your SMS settings ...6 Changing your MMS settings..7 Changing your other settings .8 

Moxier Sync ...................................8 Camera �������������������������������������39 Taking a quick photo .................9 Once you’ve taken the photo .9 Using the flash ..............................40 Adjusting the exposure.............40 Taking a continuous shot .........41 Using the advanced settings...41 Changing the image size ..........4 Choosing a color effect .............4 Viewing your saved photos .....4 Video camera ���������������������������44 Shooting a quick video .............44 After shooting a video ...............44 Adjusting the exposure.............45 Using the advanced settings...45 Changing the video image size ............................................................46 Choosing a color effect .............46 Watching your saved videos ...47 Your photos and videos ����������48 Viewing your photos and videos ............................................................48 Using zoom when viewing a video or photo..............................48 Adjusting the volume when viewing a video ............................48 Setting a photo as wallpaper ..48 Editing your photos ....................48 4 LG GT540 | User Guide Rotating your photo ...................49 Adding text to a photo ..............50 Adding an effect to a photo ....50 Cropping a photo .......................50 Tuning your photo ......................50 Adding frames ..............................51 Adding clipart ...............................51 Using the drawpad .....................51 Adding stamps .............................51 Resizing ...........................................51 Editing your videos .....................52 Trimming the length of the video ................................................52 Selecting transition style ..........52 Adding subtitles...........................52 Adding edit effects .....................5 Grabbing a frame ........................5 Adding dubbing to your video ............................................................5 Multimedia �������������������������������54 Timeline view ................................54 My Images options menu.........55 Sending a photo ..........................55 Sending a video ...........................55 Using an image ............................55 Creating a slideshow ..................55 Checking your photo .................55 You can view a photo’s detailed information, such as Name,

.....65 Voice recorder...................................................66 Using the Web tool bar...............70 5 ..........................56 Setting a ringtone ..................... Resolution........................................64 Using your calculator .................................58 Music .58 Transferring files using USB mass storage devices .....................60 Resetting channels .......... Size.............62 Market ....66 Using options..........69 Applications ....65 The Web ������������������������������������66 Browser .................................. then select Music.....6 Changing your default calendar view ......6 Adding an event to your calendar ..................69 Backup & Restore..............68 Sound settings ..................... Time.... ..................69 Security & location ...........................................61 Google applications ����������������62 Google Maps .64 Quickoffice ..........58 Playing a game .................56 Music Movie ...................................68 Call settings ........56 Storyboard ........................................................................................... You can play songs.......................................... Or press..............68 Sound and display ..69 Data synchronization .......................65 Recording a sound or voice ...........56 Press the Menu key......................67 Select Menu......................... categorize songs by Album and Artist......................................67 Settings ������������������������������������68 Wireless controls ..........59 Using the radio .......................................................................... then select More > Settings..............68 Display settings ..57 Auto cut ....................55 Media Player ....................................................66 Accessing the Web .....................................................................................62 Google Talk ..................................................65 Sending the voice recording ............6 Utilities �������������������������������������64 Setting your alarm ...........66 Adding and accessing bookmarks ...............................................Date....................................................56 Video editor ..60 Listening to the radio.67 Changing Web browser settings .....................................62 Gmail ................ Type..................... and Tag..............................59 Playing a song ...........................60 Searching for stations . or create a Playlist....

.............................74 DivX Mobile ..................70 About phone........................................72 .70 Locale and text .....74 Accessories �������������������������������75 Guidelines for safe and efficient use���������������������������������������������77 Troubleshooting ����������������������83 6 LG GT540 | User Guide ....................... How to obtain the MAC address ...................................................................70 Date and time ............7 Software update ����������������������74 Software update ....Contents SD card & phone storage ...........72 2....................71 Wi-Fi ������������������������������������������72 1....71 DivX VOD registration .................................... Wi-Fi network profile support .......... How to set up Wi-Fi ..............

.Unlocks when the screen is locked.Ends or rejects a call. . Menu key . Back key . Camera key . .Returns to the previous screen. (When the display turns on. . Earpiece Charger.On the home screen: controls ringer volume.Getting to know your phone Volume keys . micro USB cable connector Search key .Search the web and contents in your phone.Returns to home screen from any screen.Go to the camera menu directly by pressing and holding the key. Home key . Microphone End/Power/Lock key .Opens application menu and check what options are available.) Send key .Turns off the screen and locks. .During a call: controls your earpiece volume.Powers your phone on/off by pressing and holding the key. 7 .When playing a track: controls volume continuously.Dials a phone number and answers incoming calls.

Getting to know your phone Stereo earphone connector Camera lens Back cover microSD memory card slot Charger. micro USB cable connector Battery SIM card slot Search key Camera key 8 LG GT540 | User Guide .

Installing the SIM card and battery Before you can start exploring your new phone. remove the back cover. 9 . then gently press the battery until it snaps into space. 3 Insert the battery into place by aligning the gold contacts on the phone and the battery. 2 Slide the SIM card into the SIM card holder. To insert the SIM card and battery 1 With the back of the phone facing you. To remove the back cover. firmly press your thumbs on either side of the back cover. and slide the cover below the camera lens. you’ll need to set It up. Make sure the gold contact area on the card is facing downwards.

10 LG GT540 | User Guide .Installing the SIM card and battery 4 Replace the back cover of the phone and slide it down into place until the latch clicks. NOTE! If your phone does not connect to a network when you insert a SIM card and turn it on. please contact your service carrier to obtain the details of its access point name.

Your GT540 must be charged until you can see . as that will cause loss of performance.Charging your phone Slide back the cover of the charger connector on the side of your GT540. and plug it into an electrical outlet. NOTE: The GT540 has an internal antenna. 11 . Be careful not to scratch or damage this rear area. Insert the charger. NOTE: The battery must be fully charged initially to improve battery lifetime.

you must insert a memory card to your phone. To insert a memory card 1 Turn the phone off before inserting or removing the memory card. Make sure the gold contact area is facing downwards. and insert the memory card into the slot. Remove the back cover. 12 LG GT540 | User Guide .Installing the memory card To store additional multimedia files such as captured images by using a built-in camera. 2 Open the slot protection 3 Close the slot protection.

1 . The card will then be formatted and ready to use. the folder structure may be different after formatting since all the files will have been deleted. and the data stored on the memory card may be corrupted. if you have set one. it may damage the memory card as well as your phone.WARNING! Do not insert or remove the memory card when the phone is on. Formatting the memory card Your memory card may already be formatted. NOTE: All files on the card are deleted when you format the card. NOTE: If there is content on your memory card. 2 Scroll to and touch SD Card & Phone Storage. 3 Touch Format SD Card. then confirm your choice. 4 Enter the password. you must format it before you can use it. Otherwise. Then scroll to and select Format SD Card. 1 Select Settings. If it isn’t.

• When the screen light is off. Annunciator Touch and hold the status bar. Here. Get in touch with your GT540 The user interface is based on two types of home screens. • Use the tip of your finger to touch the option you want. either press and hold the Menu key or touch and hold on the touch screen to return to the Home screen. you can access menu options. and much more. make a call. Unlocking the screen When the screen is locked. it will return to the lock screen. 14 LG GT540 | User Guide . Touch-screen tips The Home screen is also a great place to get used to using the touch screen. To select an item.Your Home screen On this screen. To toggle between the home screens. view the status of your phone. just swipe your finger quickly over the display from left to right or from right to left. then drag down. • Whenever your GT540 is not in use. either press the power key or press and hold the Menu key. • Do not to press too hard. the touch screen is sensitive enough to pick up a light. touch the center of the icon. Be careful not to touch any other keys. you can check Wi-Fi and Bluetooth status as well as other notifications. firm touch.

You can then view all your installed applications. NOTE: Some screen images may be different depending on your phone provider. choose Home screen selector from the applications menu. You can set your favorite home screen as the default. Using your home screen Touch the Applications tab at the bottom of the screen.Personalize home screen The GT540 includes LG Home and Android Home. If you want to change the default home settings. 15 .

Simply swipe your finger to the left or right to view them. 16 LG GT540 | User Guide . Tip! Small dots at the application tab on the bottom of the screen indicate which panel you’re viewing. which are shortcuts to your favorite applications and folders. You can also customize each panel with widgets.Your Home screen LG Home Your LG home screen has five panels.

you can view quick keys on the bottom of the screen. Touch the Applications icon to open the applications menu. Just touch and slide up or down the screen to scroll through your applications. Here. 17 . one-touch access to the functions you use the most. you can create a new message. Touch the Phone icon to bring up the touch-dialing pad to make a call. Touch the Message icon to access the messaging menu.In your LG home screen. The quick keys provide easy.

Simply swipe your finger to the left or right to view them. Center panel Left panel Left panel 18 LG GT540 | User Guide . You can also customize each panel with widgets. which are shortcuts to your favorite applications and folders.Your Home screen Android Home Your Android home screen has three panels.

Just touch and slide up or down the screen to scroll through your applications. 19 .Touch the Applications icon to open the applications menu.

you can create a new SMS or MMS message. Easily check and manage your social network communities. You can also create new contacts and edit existing ones. Touch to save and manage your favorite contacts. 20 LG GT540 | User Guide . Check your email and write a new email. Check your detailed tasks. which lets you make a call. Manage your calendar-enabled. Touch to access the Email menu. Touch to open your contacts. Touch to conveniently access Exchange protocol features. From here. 2-way sync with Exchange Calendar. Provides 2-way sync with Exchange Server.Your Home screen Communication Icon Description Touch to access Browser. Touch to access the Message menu. Touch to display the touch-dialing pad.

21 .Multimedia Icon Description Touch to open your camera viewfinder. Touch to edit your video files. Touch to open Media Player. Touch to listen to the radio. To collect. organize and sort picture and video files on a memory card. Touch to enter the Music menu directly.

and division. such as addition. Touch to perform basic arithmetic calculations. Touch to access Quickoffice. subtraction. Touch to choose your default Home setting.Your Home screen Utilities Icon Description Touch to access the Alarm menu directly. Touch to adjust the general settings of your GT540. multiplication. Touch to record voice memos and other audio files. 22 LG GT540 | User Guide .

Touch to access Android Market. where you can search for locations and directions. Downloads Here. Use Google Talk to communicate with other people through instant messaging. Search. and your My Downloads folder.Google Icon Description To keep track of your appointments and create meeting requests. Access Applications. Use the online video streaming service view videos uploaded by others. 2 . Games. Touch to access Google Maps. the applications you downloaded from Market and other newly installed applications will be added. Use Google’s Web-based email service on your phone.

[Status bar] Icon Description No SIM card No signal Wi-Fi is on Wired headset Call forward Call hold Icon Description Speakerphone Call mute Missed call Bluetooth on Bluetooth connected System warning Alarm New voicemail Flight mode Silent Vibrate No SD card Battery fully charged Battery is charging 24 LG GT540 | User Guide . Below is a table explaining the meaning of icons you’re likely to see in the status bar. battery life. new messages.Your Home screen Viewing the status bar The status bar uses different icons to display phone information. and active Bluetooth and data connections. such as signal strength.

Icon Description Data in Data out Data in and out USB to PC Download Upload GPS is acquiring GPS is on Service message Setting message 25 .

Calls TIP! Press the power key to lock the touch screen to prevent making calls by mistake. 4 To end a call. 2 Scroll through the contact list or enter the first letter(s) of the contact you want to call by touching . 2 Enter the number on the keypad. Touch Reject to reject an incoming call. hold down . 26 LG GT540 | User Guide . 3 In the list. Answering and rejecting a call When your phone rings. Calling your contacts 1 Touch to open your Contacts. To delete a digit. press the Volume Up & Down key if you want to switch to silent ringer mode. press the Backspace button. touch the contact you want to call. Making a call 1 Touch to open the keypad. TIP! To enter “+” to make international calls. 3 Touch Call to make a call. touch End Call. then select the number to use if there is more than one for that contact. press Accept to answer. TIP! When the phone rings.

Both calls will be displayed on the call screen. touch End call. To end all calls at the same time. time. touch . and duration of the call. press End call. Touch the Call to connect the call. touch or . TIP! Touch Menu. TIP! Touch any single call log entry to view the date. use volume up & down key on the left side of the phone. or search your contacts. then touch Clear call log to delete all the recorded items. If there is no active call. missed. then choose Call log� View a complete list of all dialed. Your initial call will be locked and put on hold. then touch . 2 3 4 5 6 NOTE: You will be charged for each call you make. Or touch to make a conference call. and voice calls. Making a second call 1 During your initial call. Touch to toggle between calls. Then.Adjusting call volume To adjust the volume during a call. The DTMF default is set to off. Turning on DTMF DTMF lets you use numerical commands to navigate within automated calls. To turn it on. received. To end active calls. select the number you want to call. it will end the Hold call. Viewing your call logs On the Home screen. touch Menu. 27 . Call the number.

Forward when busy. 4 Enter the number to forward to. Only numbers within the fixed dial list can be called from your phone. You’ll need your PIN 2 code. which is available from your operator. 28 LG GT540 | User Guide . 2 Touch Call Barring. NOTE: Diverting calls will incur charges. Forward when unanswered or Forward when unreachable. Or Set Call Cost And Limit. 2 Touch Call Forwarding� 3 Choose from Always forward. Please contact your network operator for details. 3 Choose any or all of the five Voicemail Using call forwarding 1 Choose Settings. Please check with your network operator about this service. Choose Call Settings. Using call barring 1 Choose Settings. Choose Call Settings.Calls Call settings Fixed Dial Numbers Select Fixed Dial Numbers to turn on and compile a list of numbers that can be called from your phone. Call Cost – Check the Last Call meter or All Calls meter. Call Duration – Check the duration of your call. options: All Outgoing Outgoing International Outgoing International Calls Except Home Country All Incoming Incoming When Abroad 4 Enter the call barring password.

and select one automatically. 2 Touch Additional call settings.Additional call settings 1 Choose Settings. Call Waiting – During a call. Choose Call Settings. 29 . This lets you change the following settings: Caller ID – Use default operator settings to display my number in outgoing calls. notify me of incoming calls. Select line Network operators Search networks.

Contacts Searching for a contact There are two ways to search for a contact: On the Home screen 1 On the Home screen. choosing between Mobile. Work. chat addresses. touch . touch . touch to open your Contacts. then touch the Communication tab. TIP! To search by group. Family. postal addresses. and organizations. You can use a saved picture or take a new one. Mark the contact as Starred In Android. Work. Enter Group name. 2 If you want to add a picture to 3 4 5 6 From the main menu 1 Touch . or VIP. Enter the first and last names of your new contact. School. Classify each email address as Home. or set as New Group. Add email addresses. Friends. you can enter social network IDs. Colleagues. Touch Search Contacts and enter the contact name using the keypad. websites. No Group. or Other. 2 Touch Search Contacts. for example. Enter numbers and assign a type to each. touch the Contacts tab at the top of the screen and select Groups� This will display a list of all your groups. 0 LG GT540 | User Guide . Also. and so on. Adding a new contact 1 On the Home screen. Home. then touch . on 7 the new contact.

9 Touch Done to save the contact. And if you choose Incoming Calls. 1 On the Home screen. 3 You can call. Touch Add Contact. and a Ringtone. TIP! You can create customized groups for your contacts. the contacts assigned to that group will not be lost. 1 . Edit The Group. then enter a name for the new group. NOTE: If you delete a group. Choose View Members. They will remain in your contacts. Send Message. or edit any favorite contact. Creating a group 1 On the Home screen. send a message to. 3 Touch Done to save the group. touch 2 Touch . See “Creating a group. Notes. or Delete Group. 2 Choose your favorite contacts from the contact list.” Calls will start automatically. you don’t have to touch Voice Call. You can set a ringtone for the newly created group. then touch Groups� . touch .8 You can also add a Birthday. Favorite Contacts You can classify frequently called contacts as favorites. TIP! You can edit an existing group by touching the selected group once. the call will be sent directly to voicemail.

then touch New Message to open a blank message. You can add multiple contacts. touch the Send button on top of the message to send the SMS. WARNING: If an image. Sending a message 1 Touch . touch the message box below to start composing the message text. TIP! You will be charged for a text message for every person you send the message to. 3 After entering the text. there is no alert. or open your contacts. touch or . or audio file is added to an SMS message. video. and All Threads. Attach. 4 Press the Menu key for Add Subject. Insert Smiley. When you are finished. Discard. easy-touse menu. 2 Touch To to enter the recipient’s number. then scroll to Messaging on the Communication tab. On the Home screen. Send. WARNING: The 160character limit may vary from country to country depending on how the SMS is coded. NOTE: When you get an SMS message during a call. but you will seen it on the indicator bar. 2 LG GT540 | User Guide . it will be automatically converted into an MMS message.Messaging Messaging Your GT540 combines SMS and MMS into one intuitive. and you will be charged accordingly.

 . 6 to write “telephone. 4. To enter a space. Touch and hold to view the Editor Settings. you must touch the key repeatedly to enter a letter. and User Dictionary.  twice. then 6 three times. For example. Touch to change the writing language. you will see .. 5 three more times. and the dictionary will predict the word you want to use. 5 three times. Tap to change between the number. uppercase or lowercase letters). ABC manual text In ABC mode. For example. Input Method. T9 mode uses a built-in dictionary to recognize the words you want to enter based on the key sequences you touch. press 8. T9 predictive text In T9 mode. .g. symbol. touch .” touch 4 twice. Writing Language. and text keypads. . Simply touch the number keys associated with the letters you want to enter. 6.” Touch to turn on T9 predictive text. to write “hello.Entering text Keypad Use to scroll through the different keyboards in each text entry mode (e. 5. 7.

Sending an email using your new account 1 Touch Email on the Communication tab. “ä”). Example To input “ä”. TIP! During an active Wi-Fi connection.Messaging Entering accented letters When you select French or Spanish as the text entry language. you can enter special French or Spanish characters (e. press the same key repeatedly until you see the special character you want. It’s quick and simple to set up a POP or IMAP4 email account. Setting up your email Keep in touch while on the move by using your GT540 to send emails. 4 LG GT540 | User Guide . Enter special characters by pressing the letter continuously.g. press the “a” key repeatedly until “ä” is displayed on the screen. 3 Touch Send to send your email.. videos. emails are sent and received using Wi-Fi. 1 Touch Email on the Communication tab. the wizard is not activated automatically. After the letter “a” disappears. and various document file formats. 2 If the email account is not TIP! If an email account is already set up. start the email setup wizard. You can also attach images. 2 Enter the recipient’s address. set up. press and hold the “a” key. then write your message. audio files. then touch New Message to open a new blank message. After the corresponding letter character disappears.

1 Touch Email. 3 You can change the following Changing your email settings You can change your email settings based on your own preferences. or Low. Maximum Send Size Limit – Maximum size that can be sent out. 5 .Retrieving your email You can automatically or manually check your account for new email. Number Of Emails To Display – Number of emails to display in the email list. 2 Then touch the account you want to use. 2 Select Email. To check manually: 1 Touch Email. 3 Choose Refresh. Priority – Set email priority to High. See “Change Your Email Settings” to learn how to check automatically. and your GT540 will then connect to your email account and retrieve your new messages. Maximum Receive Size Limit – Maximum size that can be downloaded. settings: Account Name – Enter a name for your email account. Truncate Messages At – Download options for email retrieval. Your Name – Enter the name you want displayed in outgoing mail. you find the option Account Settings. In the menu. Email Address – Your email address. Normal. Email Check Frequency – Set how often to check for new emails.

then choose Insert Smiley. NOTE: When you send an MMS message. but you will see the icon. Vibrate – This enables/ disables phone vibration as an email alert. Outgoing settings – Server information for the SMTP server. Default Account – Set the SMTP account to use for outgoing email messages.Messaging Signature – Create a signature to add to the end of every email you send. then press the Menu key. Incoming settings – Server information for the POP4/ IMAP4 server. Email Notification – Set this to display email alerts in the status bar. You can change the settings based on your preferences. Touch . Changing your SMS settings Your GT540 message settings are predefined. Threaded box Messages (SMS. 6 LG GT540 | User Guide . so you can send messages immediately. there will be no delivery report. Select Ringtone – Set the sound you want for email alerts. Using smilies Liven up your messages using smilies. MMS) exchanged with another party can be displayed in chronological order so that you can conveniently see an overview of your conversation. When writing a new message. press the Menu key.

Changing your MMS settings Your GT540 message settings are predefined. Touch . so you can send messages immediately. Auto-retrieve – Activate to retrieve messages automatically. Set Priority – Choose the priority level of your MMS. 7 . the MMS Client device only creates and sends messages with content belonging to the Core MM Content Domain. the MMS Client device guides the user in creating and sending messages with content belonging to the Core MM Content Domain. Roaming Auto-retrieve – Activate to retrieve messages while roaming. This guidance is provided through warning dialogs. Validity Period – Choose how long your message is stored in the message center. You can change the settings based on your preferences. Creation mode RESTRICTED: In this mode. You can make changes to the following: Delivery Report – Choose to request a delivery report. Validity period – Choose how long your messages are stored in the message center. then press the Menu key. Manage SIM Card Messages – Manage the messages stored on your SIM card. Read Report – Choose to request a read report for each message you send.Delivery Report – Activate to receive confirmation that your messages have been delivered. Text Message Center – Enter the details of your message center. WARNING: In this mode. Touch .

Messaging FREE: In this mode. the MMS Client allows the user to add any content to the message. Moxier Sync Moxier Sync is a sync manager that provides options for sync and settings for Moxier Mail. Calendar. • Help Takes you to the www. block. • Report Logs Moves to the compose window containing error logs. • Sync Now Syncs only the applications selected in Sync options. moxier. Contacts. • About Displays information on the currently installed Moxier Mail. or view or edit channels to receive information service messages (cell broadcast messages). 8 LG GT540 | User Guide . and Tasks. Service Message – Choose whether to receive or block service messages. Changing your other settings Scroll to Message Settings on the Settings tab: Info� Service Settings – Choose whether to receive. Also choose the languages of information service messages. Press the Menu key. • Legal Notice View the legal FAQ website. Also select a ringtone and activate vibrate to alert you of new messages. then view the options. Notification settings – Activate to display message notifications in the status bar.

Your current photo will be saved. Press the capture button and hold it down. 9 . Edit Touch to edit the image using various tools. Holding the phone horizontally. My Email. Once you’ve taken the photo Your captured photo will appear on the screen. by Gmail. NOTE: Additional charges may apply when MMS messages are downloaded while roaming. Touch to return to the previous menu. Set as Touch to use the image 4 5 6 as wallpaper. the camera has focused on your subject. Touch to take another photo immediately. point the lens towards the subject you want to photograph.Camera Taking a quick photo 1 Press and hold the camera 2 key on the right side of the phone. Send 3 Touch to send the photo as an Email. Touch to delete the image. and a focus box will appear in the center of the viewfinder screen. and so on. Position the phone so you can see the subject in the focus box. Touch to view a gallery of your saved photos. or using Messaging. TIP! Face tracking This automatically detects and focuses on human faces to help you take clearer pictures. When the focus box turns green. Rename Touch to edit the name of the selected picture. Press the capture button lightly.

Adjusting the zoom You can also zoom in or out. but there are other options. Adjusting the exposure The exposure defines the difference between light and dark areas in an image. whereas a high contrast image will appear much sharper. 5 40 LG GT540 | User Guide . A low contrast image will appear foggy. as necessary. 3 After touching the option you want. Touch to adjust the zoom. On – The camera will always flash. allowing you to take a picture immediately. 2 Slide the contrast indicator along the bar towards for a lower exposure and hazier image or towards for a higher exposure and sharper image. This is useful if you want to save battery power. to take the best picture.Camera Using the flash The default flash setting is auto. Off – The camera will never flash. the flash menu will automatically close. 4 The flash status icon in the viewfinder will change. 2 There are three flash options: Auto – Your camera will assess the available light and use the flash. based on the new flash mode. 1 Touch . 1 Select on the left side of the viewfinder to enter the flash submenu.

100. which means you’ll be 41 . 3 seconds. Select Off. Incandescent. and Normal. Using the advanced settings In the viewfinder. However.Taking a continuous shot 1 In the viewfinder. 3 The camera will take shots in quick succession. Shot mode – Choose from Normal shot. The finer the quality. and 400. touch the Back key. Sunny. then press the capture button as if taking a normal photo. 2 Position the subject in the viewfinder. then select Shot Mode and Continuous Shot. the sharper the photo. White Balance – Choose between Auto. This is ideal if you want to be included in a photo. The higher the ISO. and Cloudy. touch to open all advanced options. Fluorescent. 200. the file size will increase as a result. touch to open all advanced options. Continuous shot or Panorama shot. 5 seconds. the more sensitive the camera will be. This is useful under darker conditions when you cannot use the flash. Fine. After selecting the option. Image Quality – Choose between Super Fine. ISO – The ISO rating determines the sensitivity of the camera’s light sensor. Timer – The self-timer allows you to set a delay after the shutter is pressed. You can change the camera setting by scrolling the wheel. Select from ISO values of Auto. able to store fewer photos in the memory. or 10 seconds. Image Size – Change the size of the photo to save memory.

2x2 Grid. except image size and image quality. If you upload tagged pictures to a blog that supports geotagging. Geotagging – Activate to use your phone’s location-based services. or 3x3 Grid. 42 LG GT540 | User Guide . Color Effect – Choose a color tone for your new photo. TIP! When you exit the camera. Reset – Restore all camera default settings. Tracking. • Smile Shot – Turn smart Show Captured Image – Choose On to check the picture you took right away. all settings will return to their defaults. Shot automatically when your subject or subjects smile. such as color tone and ISO. • None – Automatically adjust the focus for a clear. Sports. Face – Select how the camera focuses. and Night. • Tracking – Your camera can automatically identify faces and provide another rectangular for better focus. Hide Icons – Choose the camera setting icons to hide manually or automatically. Landscape. Focus – Choose Auto or Manual. or Smile Shot. NOTE: This function is only available when GPS is active. you can see the pictures displayed on a map. Choose between None. Check these before you take your next photo. sharp image. Portrait. Take pictures wherever you are and tag them with the location. Grid Screen – Choose between Off. Shutter Sound – Select one of the four shutter sounds. lighting On or Off.Camera Scene Mode – Choose from Auto. Any nondefault settings must be reset.

4 Once you’ve made your selection. 3 Select a pixel value from the six options. VGA. so when you change elements of the image color or quality. Choosing a color effect 1 Using the viewfinder. 2 Select Image Size from the Preview menu. Emboss. 1 Mega. Sepia. Red. 1 Using the viewfinder. Changing the image size The more pixels. Just touch and your gallery will appear on the screen. 2 Mega. which means the files take up more memory. you will see a preview of the image change behind the settings menu. Sketch. Negative. 2 Select Color Effect from the 3 There are ten color tone options: Normal. the larger the file. Black & White. (5 Mega. QVGA) Viewing your saved photos 1 You can access your saved photos from within the camera mode. and Solarize.TIP! The settings menu is superimposed over the viewfinder. You are then ready to take a picture. 4 . Aqua. in the upper-left corner. If you want to store more pictures on your phone. but you cannot change a black-and-white or sepia picture to color. touch Preview menu. use the Back key to close the color tone menu. Green. you can change the resolution to make the files smaller. TIP! You can change a color picture to black and white or sepia. 3 Mega. touch .

After shooting a video A still image representing your video will appear on the screen. The viewfinder will reappear. YouTube. Your current video will be saved. 7 Touch on the screen to stop recording. Touch to return to the previous menu. 3 The video camera’s viewfinder will appear on the screen. 44 LG GT540 | User Guide . 5 Press the capture button once to start recording. and so on. of the selected picture. switch to . Touch to use the image as wallpaper. 6 REC will appear at the bottom of the viewfinder with a timer showing the length of the video. Touch to play the video. Touch to delete the video you just made. by Gmail. Touch to shoot another video right away. Send Touch to send the photo as an Email. or using Messaging. Rename Touch to edit the name Edit 4 Holding the phone horizontally. Play 2 Then. point the lens towards the subject of the video. NOTE: Additional charges may apply when MMS messages are downloaded while roaming. Touch to view the saved videos and picture gallery. My E-mail.Video camera Shooting a quick video 1 Press and hold the camera key on the right side of the phone. and confirm by touching Yes.

you may need to determine the light conditions. touch Settings to open all the advanced options. and Cloudy. To enable your camera to adjust the white balance correctly. Sunny. 2 Slide the exposure indicator along the bar. After selecting the option. 1 Touch . Choose between Normal and MMS to limit the maximum size to send as an MMS message. White Balance – The white balance ensures any the white areas in your video are realistic. 45 . TIP! When choosing MMS duration. whereas a high contrast image will appear much sharper. See “Changing the Video Image Size” on page 64. Incandescent. Scene – Choose between Normal and Night. Duration – Set a duration limit for your video. Using the advanced settings Using the viewfinder. Color Effect – Choose a color tone to use for your new view. selecting a lower image quality lets you shoot longer videos. or towards for a higher contrast and sharper image. touch the Back key. Fluorescent. Size – Change the size of the video to save memory. Choose between Auto. towards for a lower exposure and fuzzier image. Adjust the video camera setting by scrolling the wheel.Adjusting the exposure The exposure defines the difference between light and dark areas in an image. A low contrast image will appear foggy.

Black & White.Video camera Voice – Choose Mute to record a video without sound. Hide Icons – Select whether to hide the icons in the camera menu automatically or manually. TIP! You can change a video shot in color to black and white or sepia. and therefore a smaller file size. 2 Select Video Size from the Preview menu. Negative. Emboss. touch Preview menu. 1 Using the viewfinder. If you want to store more videos on your phone. which means the files take up more memory. 176 x 144 – Smallest image size. but you cannot change a black-and-white or sepia video to color. Red. 4 Touch the color tone you want to use. 46 LG GT540 | User Guide 2 Select Color Effect from the 3 Color tone options: Normal. Sketch. and Solarize. in the upper-left corner. 3 Select a pixel value: 320 x 240 – Smaller image size. . Sepia. Reset – Reset all the video camera settings. you can change the video resolution to make the files smaller. Changing the video image size The more pixels. This is ideal for saving memory. Aqua. the larger the file size. Choosing a color effect 1 Using the viewfinder. and therefore the smallest file size. Green. touch . 4 Touch the button to return to the viewfinder.

Watching your saved videos
1 In the viewfinder, touch . 2 Your gallery will appear on
the screen.

3 Touch a video once to bring

it to the front of the gallery. It starts to play automatically.


Your photos and videos
Viewing your photos and videos
1 Touch
on the camera preview screen. 2 Your gallery will appear on the screen. 3 Touch the video or photo to open it fully.
TIP! Flick left or right to view other photos or videos.

Setting a photo as wallpaper
1 Touch the photo you want to
set as wallpaper to open it. Options menu. Set Wallpaper.

2 Touch the screen to open the 3 Touch Use as , then touch 4 The screen will switch to
Portrait mode.

Using zoom when viewing a video or photo
When viewing photos or videos, you can zoom in or out using .

Editing your photos
You can do lots of great things to your photos to change them, add to them, or liven them up. 1 Open the photo you want to edit, then Press the Menu key. 2 Touch Edit to change your photo: Rotate & Flip – Rotate or flip your photo for fun or a better view.

Adjusting the volume when viewing a video
To adjust the volume of a video while it is playing, use the volume keys on the left side of the phone.


LG GT540 | User Guide

Crop – Crop your photo. Choose a square or circular crop area, then move your finger across the screen to select the area. Tuning – This helps you adjust a picture using automatic color, brightness, and so on. Effect – Touch to apply the effect options to a photo. Frame – Add frames to the photo. Text – Add text to a picture. Clipart – Add clipart to a photo. Drawpad – Draw on your photo, freehand. Select the line thickness from the four options, then choose the color you want.

Stamp – Decorate your photo with stamps. Choose from the different stamps, then touch your photo where you want to place them. Resize – Resize your photo. Save the changes you made to the photos. Delete your photo edits.

Rotating your photo
1 2 3 4
Rotate 90° counterclockwise Rotate 90° clockwise Flip vertically Flip horizontally


Your photos and videos
Adding text to a photo
1 On the editing screen, touch
. 2 Select the color of the text, then choose one of the bubble shapes. 3 Enter your text using the keypad, then touch Done. 4 Move the text by touching it and sliding it to where you want it.

Cropping a photo
1 On the editing screen, touch

2 Choose the shape you want
to use to crop the picture.

3 Drag the box over the area

you want to crop. Move the selected area by dragging. 4 When you are finished with your selection, touch Done.

Adding an effect to a photo
1 On the editing screen, touch
. 2 You can apply any of the various options to the photo. 3 To undo an effect, simply touch .

Tuning your photo
1 On the editing screen, touch
. Use the tuning toolbar to adjust your photo’s tuning as you like. 1 Choose to adjust the tuning settings automatically. 2 Choose to compare before and after tuning. 3 Adjust the brightness and contrast of the photo. 4 Adjust highlights and shadows.


LG GT540 | User Guide

3 Adjust the size of the clipart. Using the drawpad 1 Touch on the editing screen. 7 Adjust your photo’s sharpness.5 Balance your photo’s color. 2 Touch to select the shape. 3 Touch frame. and 4 Rotate clipart using . touch . or to choose to check the whole Adding clipart 1 Touch on the editing screen. Adding frames 1 On the editing screen. Resizing 1 Touch on the editing screen. 3 Also. 51 . 4 Adjust the color using . 2 Touch to see which stamps are available. 6 Adjust the saturation of your photo. 2 Scroll the bar to resize the photo. then select clipart. 3 Touch the screen where you want to add the stamp to the photo. 2 Touch . set the color and thickness. Adding stamps 1 Touch on the editing screen. 4 You can delete the drawing you added using . 8 Denoise. 2 Touch a frame.

or save as a new file. Adding subtitles 1 Open the video you want to edit. then select Done. then choose . Touch the area of the screen where you want the text to appear. then pause playback to set the start point for text appearance. . Choose Apply To All to apply the currently selected transition to all video files in the storyboard. then touch Done. then choose the text style. Repeat these steps to add more text. then touch to preview it. Replace the existing file. 52 LG GT540 | User Guide to add subtitles to the video. 3 Touch Done or. touch to return to the gallery and discard the changes.Your photos and videos Editing your videos The video editing features are available for the MPEG-4 format. Trimming the length of the video 1 Select Edit . Touch Apply only to apply the currently selected transition. then select 3 4 5 6 7 Selecting transition style 1 Select a transition style. Touch . 2 Touch . alternatively. then drag the bar to adjust the duration time 3 Touch Done to save the transition. Enter your text using the keypad. Then set the new start and end points by touching again. Touch Start. Touch Save. 2 Select Edit . 2 Touch .

5 . 1 Open the video you want to edit. The My Sounds folder will open. 4 5 6 7 8 . Choose the track you want to add to your video. Touch Done to save the current dubbing. choose whether to play it Once or to Repeat it. then choose . then select � 3 Select an effect to add to the photo. Replace the existing file. Adding dubbing to your video 1 Open the video you want to edit. 4 The frame is saved to the phone as a still image file. then and select . 2 Select Edit . Or you can record a new file and insert live dubbing by touching . 3 Touch Grabbing a frame Capture a picture from the video.Adding edit effects 1 Open the video you want to edit. If the audio is shorter than the video. 2 Select Edit . 2 Select Edit . The original audio track on your video will be deleted. 3 Play the video. then touch to capture the screen you want while the video is playing. or save as a new file.

54 LG GT540 | User Guide . Or connect to Contacts to match the photo with the contact. the phone will not display any photos or videos. You can give a new nickname to someone in the photo. On the left side of the screen. touch . the option screen will appear allowing you to tag the photo as a favorite. all the photos you took on that day will be grouped over a white background. Note: Make sure you install a memory card into the phone to save photos and access all your pictures. Without a memory card. if you set Setting > Face > Tracking and take a photo. You can open a list of catalog bars that store all your multimedia files. Tagging : Like the Favorite bar. from oldest to newest. then select Gallery on Multimedia tab. you can tag photos. There are five catalog bars as shown below. Timeline view GT540 Gallery provides a timeline view of your photos and videos. This Favorite bar will show your favorite photos and videos.Multimedia You can store multimedia files to a memory card to have easy access to all your image and video files. People : From camera. it will be placed on the People bar. All : Displays all your pictures and videos. To access the Multimedia menu. If you select a specific date. Favorite : If you touch and hold a photo or video. This bar displays your tagged photos and videos. Video : Displays all your videos. the date you took your photos will be displayed.

Date. 1 Touch and hold a photo. your video will be attached to a message. 1 Touch and hold a photo. 1 Touch and hold a photo. then you write and send the message normally. then select Slideshow. touch and hold the photo you want. 55 . then you write and send the message normally.My Images options menu Select a photo. Creating a slideshow If you want to view all the images on your phone. such as Name. Size. Choose Email or 3 When you choose Email or Messaging. When you choose Email or Messaging. Using an image Choose images to use as wallpaper or identify callers. Messaging. Checking your photo You can view a photo’s detailed information. Choose Email or Messaging. Time. 2 Choose Wallpaper or Picture ID. touch and hold the video you want. then select Set As. and Tag. you can create a slideshow so you don’t have to open and close each image. Resolution. Type. your video will be attached to a message. then select Detail. then touch and hold to see the available options. 2 Select Share. Sending a video 1 To send a video. 2 Select Share. Sending a photo 1 To send a photo.

Press the Menu key. then set as a ringtone using the popup options. categorize songs by Album and Artist. 3 Select from Settings > Sound & Display > Phone Ringtone. then select Video Storyboard 1 Set BGM – Add background music to the storyboard. 2 Select a video to play. the button is disabled. select Use As. 56 LG GT540 | User Guide 4 5 6 . Import Files – Add media files to the storyboard. You can play songs. Watching a video 1 Select Media Player on the Multimedia tab. then set it as a ringtone. Clip Manager – Manage the added media files. or change the sound. . 1 Touch and hold a music file from the Music list or Media Player. Video editor 1 Touch Editor. 2 3 Setting a ringtone There are three options. 2 Record a voice memo using Voice Recorder. or create a Playlist.Multimedia Media Player The Media Player folder displays a list of videos you downloaded to or recorded on your phone. Add Text – Add a text frame into storyboard. Preview – Preview the video file you created. If no media files were added. then select Music. You can add up to 2 media files. Save – Save the video file you created. TIP! The GT540 supports DivX video playback to ensure greater content availability.

– Touch to toggle to original mode. 2 After you select photos. Touch to save the video file you created. – Preview the style. – Touch to toggle to view mode. – Touch to deselect all the files. then touch . – Touch to select photos. Add movie title using the QWERTY keypad. but the maximum is 2 files. For Music Movie. – Touch to select all the files. Touch to select all the photos. to proceed to the next step. Touch to go to the next step. – Touch to toggle to random mode. Touch to play the complete video file. 57 . – Display the style name and description. – Return to the Video Editor screen. touch 3 4 5 6 7 Music Movie 1 Flip left and right to check the various styles. then save it. 25/2 – This shows the selected file number.You must touch first to edit the video. you can select only photos. Select the music. then set it as the background music.

2 Touch the Launch button to launch a game or an application. 5 You can view the mass storage contents on your PC and transfer the files. Transferring files using USB mass storage devices To transfer files using USB devices: 1 Connect the GT540 to a PC using a USB cable.NOTE: You need to install and SD card first. Playing a game 1 The GT540 provides a number of games. 6 58 LG GT540 | User Guide . 3 In the status bar. 2 Choose Settings > SD Card & Phone Storage > Activate Mass Storage Only. drag the USB icon. You can download more games from Market. 3 Touch to save the file. NOTE: Java game and application installation are only possible through the Web. Go to the next step. 2 Touch to preview the video file. you cannot use USB mass storage. Landscape. and Motion objects. then select a video.Multimedia Auto cut There are three style templates: Portrait. Without an SD card. 1 Touch . 4 Choose USB Connected and Mount. NOTE: Additional charges may apply when using this service to download games or applications that are not free.

59 Playing a song 1 Select Music on the Multimedia tab. Playlists – Contains the playlists you created. From here.Music Your LG GT540 has a built-in music player that lets you play all your favorite tracks. Add To Playlist. 3 Select the song you want to play. 4 Touch 5 Touch song. NOTE: Music file copyrights may be protected by international treaties and national copyright laws. national laws prohibit private copying of copyrighted material. you can access a number of folders: Artists – Browse your music collection by artist. it may be necessary to obtain permission or a license to reproduce or copy music. Albums – Browse your music collection by album. It will display Play. Therefore. to skip to the next . To access the music player. In some countries. press the Up and Down volume keys on the left side of the phone. and Search as options. Before downloading or copying the file. 6 Touch to go back to the first part of the song. please check the national laws of the relevant country concerning the use of such material. To change the volume while listening to music. 2 Touch Songs. Delete. Songs – Contains all the songs you have on your phone. Use As Phone Ringtone. to pause the song. Touch to go back to the previous song. touch . Touch and hold any song in the list.

5 MHz frequency. or choose Reset All Channels to reset all the channels. Assign the stations found to channel numbers by selecting Set. 60 LG GT540 | User Guide . each channel will return to the initial 87.Multimedia Using the radio Your LG GT540 has a built-in FM radio so you can tune in to your favorite stations and listen on the go. To tune in automatically 1 Select FM Radio. NOTE: You can also manually tune in to a station using the wheel displayed next to the radio frequency. Searching for stations You can tune in to radio stations by searching for them manually or automatically. 2 Choose Auto Scan to reset the current channel. You can store up to 48 channels on your phone. Skip. NOTE: You must attach your headphones to listen to the radio. so you don’t have to keep re-tuning in. They will then be saved to specific channel numbers. Resetting channels 1 Select FM Radio. or Stop. then touch Yes. 3 Touch Auto Scan. 2 Press the Menu key. If you reset all the channels. Insert them into the headphone jack.

extend the headset cord. radio reception may be poor. 2 Touch the channel number of the station you want to listen to.Listening to the radio 1 Select FM Radio. 61 . which functions as the radio antenna. TIP! To improve radio reception. Warning! If you connect a headset not specifically made for radio reception.

Enter your user name and password. 62 LG GT540 | User Guide .The Inbox conversations list is your default Gmail view. Gmail Gmail is configured when you first set up your phone. then touch Compass Mode to turn compass mode on. set up a Google account. NOTE: While viewing Street View for a location. 2 Choose an application to install. Gmail on your phone is automatically synchronized with your Gmail account on the Web. You will return to the standby screen. NOTE: Google Maps does not cover all cities and countries. Depending on your synchronization settings. they appear in the GT540 menu.Google applications 1 First. You can post comments about an application or flag it if you find it is incompatible with the GT540. Or use the Menu key of the game. your contacts. Market Market lets you download useful applications and games. NOTE: When you want to finish the game. If you install applications and games from Market. press Menu. and calendar in your Google account will automatically synchronize with your GT540. The GT540 must be connected to Wi-Fi or G/GPRS. 1 Select a category to browse its contents. email. 2 After signing in. use the Home or Back key. Google Maps Check your current location and traffic and receive directions to your destination.

week. touch Description and enter the details. set Repetition. or month. A colored square in the calendar will mark all days that have saved events. 4 Press the Menu key. 7 If you would like to add a Google Talk Google Talk is Google’s instant messaging program. then touch Refresh to send or receive new emails and to synchronize your emails with your Gmail account on the Web. if necessary. Press the Menu key. Adding an event to your calendar 1 Select Calendar. 5 Touch What. 3 Select the date you want to add an event to. you must create a Google account to use Calendar. It lets you communicate with other people who also use Google Talk. then enter the event name. touch Where. 8 If you want to repeat the alarm. Check the date and enter the time you want your event to begin. time boxes. then enter the location. 2 Select the calendar view for a particular day. An alarm will sound at the event start time to help you stay organized. Enter the time and date the event finishes in the lower date and note to your event. and set Reminders. 6 Also. then touch New event. 9 Touch Save to save the event in the calendar. 6 . Changing your default calendar view 1 Select Calendar on the Google tab. 2 First.Press the Menu key.

if you want. or ÷). Choose a ringtone. Set the repeat. –. 64 LG GT540 | User Guide . cos. 8 Touch and hold the clock on 3 the screen. 4 3 For simple calculations. and turn on Vibrate. followed by =. 4 For more complex calculations. then return to the first alarm screen. and different types of clocks will be displayed. 2 If you want to add a new alarm. When the alarm sounds. touch Add Alarm. The icons indicate the weekday you select. 9 You can delete all the alarms by pressing the Menu key and choose Delete alarm. tan. and so on. Touch . and set the time you want the alarm to sound. There are preset alarms you can activate. then choose sin. Choose Label to name the alarm. the GT540 will let you know how much time is left before the alarm sounds.Utilities Setting your alarm 1 Select Alarm Clock. Using your calculator 1 Select Calculator on the Utilities tab. touch 5 6 7 the function you want (+. After you set the time. 2 Touch the number keys to enter numbers. Touch to turn on the alarm. Choose one of them. press the Menu key. log. touch the Advanced panel. you can snooze it for 10 minutes or dismiss it. x.

Update. 3 Touch and hold any file. XLS. Fit Page. and ZIP. 4 Choose a file. Register. 2 Touch Record. PDF: Go To Page. 3 Touch to begin recording. and About options. 2 The recording will be added to the message that you write and send normally. The supported file types are PDF. 2 If you choose Recent Documents. 65 . 1 Choose Memory Card. and the options Rename.Quickoffice You can manage and view document files. 4 Touch to end recording. then press the Menu key to view the Open. files you recently viewed will be displayed. TXT. You can see the files and folder list. Sending the voice recording 1 Once you have finished recording. Properties. 5 Touch Use As to set as the Phone Ringtone. Fit Width DOC/TXT: Search XLS: Worksheet – Choose Summary View or Full View. DOC. and Delete will appear. depending on the file type. Properties. There are additional options. Recording a sound or voice 1 Touch Voice Recorder. you can send the audio clip by touching Share. Voice recorder Use the voice recorder to record voice memos or other audio files.

music. Check data charges with your network provider. 2 Touch to go forward one page. Using the Web tool bar Touch to open the toolbar.The Web Browser Browser gives you a fast. 3 Touch to go backward one page. fullcolor world of games. 66 LG GT540 | User Guide . 4 Touch to Add/Show Bookmark. sports. and Show Most Visited Site. Show History. entertainment. Select Text – Touch and select the lines you want to copy. 2 You will move to the website. Downloads – Show download history More • Bookmarks – Add/Show Bookmark. news. 6 Touch to change the browser settings. Exit – Close Browser. Find Page – Marks all the letters you enter. right on your mobile phone. You can paste it to any input box. Accessing the Web 1 Select Browser on the Communication tab. Show History. Using options Press the Menu key to view options. 1 Touch to refresh the Web page. and Show Most Visited Site. 5 Touch to open another website in a new window. NOTE: Additional charges apply when connecting to these services and downloading content. Wherever you are and whatever you’re into. Go – Enter a Web address and go to that page. and much more.

text size. You will be connected to the bookmarked page. • Page Info – Show page information. Your Bookmark will now appear in the bookmark list. and so on. 4 Press the Done button. • Setting – Set browser settings. manage cache. and security settings. 5 To access the bookmark. 2 Select Menu. Adding and accessing bookmarks For easy and fast access to your favorite websites. Changing Web browser settings Select Menu. 3 Select Add Bookmarks. then select More > Settings. cookie. simply touch the bookmark. Or press . then select More > Bookmarks.• Window Overview – Show all your open windows. 67 .. change the home page. then enter a name for the bookmark followed by its URL. You can change the page layout (e. then touch Connect. text encoding). you can add bookmarks and save Web pages. A list of your bookmarks will appear on the screen.g. • Share Page – Send page by Email or Messaging. 1 Select Browser on the Communication tab. Or press .

network. 68 LG GT540 | User Guide VPN settings . you can set VPN(Virtual Private Networks). Also. if an application is receiving data through Wi-Fi. and select Wireless controls Here. Mobile Networks – Set options for roaming. airplane mode. Wi-Fi is turned off.Settings Touch Menu Settings. But.Set up and manage VPN(Virtual Private Networks). This reduces power consumption. except media and alarms. When the screen is on. When the phone enters screen lock. Call settings Set up voicemail and set other call settings. Wi-Fi is turned on automatically. Wi-Fi will not be turned off even after the phone screen is locked. or add a Wi-Fi network. NOTE: “Wi-Fi Sleep Policy” is not included. Sound settings Silent Mode – Turn on to silence all sounds. all wireless connections will be disabled. Airplane Mode – After setting Airplane mode. Bluetooth settings – Set device name & discoverable. you can manage Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Media Volume – Set volume for . and APNs. Bluetooth – Turn on Bluetooth. Wi-Fi – Turn on Wi-Fi Wi-Fi settings – Set network notification.” Sound and display Silent Mode – All sounds are turned off. Ringer Volume – Set volume for incoming calls and other notifications. except media & alarms. mobile networks. scan for Other Devices. Please see “Call Settings.

music and videos. Audible Touch Tones – Set to sound when you use the keypad. Animation – Set to display an animation when you open or close windows. Share with Google .Allow Google 69 . Notification Ringtone – Set default notification ringtone. Vibration Feedback – Set to use vibration feedback. Backup & Restore Orange Auto-sync Contacts Calendar Set profile Setprofile Security & location My location sources Use Wireless Networks – View locations using wireless networks. Brightness – Adjust the brightness of the screen after you turn off Luminance Sensor Mode. Enable GPS Satellites – Default setting to accurate to street level when locating. Data synchronization Select which applications are synchronized. SD Card Notification – Disable SD card notification sounds. Audible Selection – Set to sound when you make a screen selection. Phone Vibrate – Set to vibrate for incoming calls. Display settings Orientation – Set to switch orientation automatically when you rotate the phone. Phone Ringtone – Set default ringtone. Screen Timeout – Set the time for screen timeout.

Stay Awake. 70 LG GT540 | User Guide Date and time Set date. such as USB Debugging. and Allow Mock Locations. and formats. Format the SD card. SD card & phone storage USB Connection Mode – Mass storage only. Locale and text Set local language and region. Internal Phone Storage – Check the available space. Choose to view default quick launch applications and set other quick launch applications. Visible passwords Displays the password while you type. . Manage Applications – Manage and remove installed applications. time zone. Quick Launch – Set keyboard shortcuts to launch applications. time. and autocorrect options. Touch Unmount The SD Card for safe removal. Applications You can manage applications and set up quick launch shortcuts. text input. Unknown Sources – Default setting to install non-Market applications. SD Card – Check total space and available space. Choose Factory Data Reset if you want to delete all data from the phone. if necessary. Development – Set options for application development. SIM card lock Set up SIM card lock or change SIM PIN.Settings Screen unlock pattern – Set unlock pattern to secure your phone.

DivX VOD registration Generate a DivX VOD registration code.About phone View legal information. 71 . Please visit for registration and technical support.divx. and check phone status and software version.

2 AP (Access Point) Search – Searches for which AP it can connect to. 2.Wi-Fi Wireless Manager allows you to manage Internet connections your phone’s Wi-Fi (a wireless LAN). – If the AP is security type WEP or WPA-PSK/2. 3 AP Connect – Connects to the desired AP from the AP search list. It allows fast emailing and Internet browsing. 72 LG GT540 | User Guide . you can connect to it by saving it as a profile. 1. Wi-Fi network profile support 1 Wi-Fi profile support (how to connect to a frequently used AP or hidden AP) 1) If the AP does not appear in the search list. Wi-Fi is faster and has a greater range than Bluetooth wireless technology. If your Wi-Fi service provider or network administrator sets encryption for network security. then turn Wi-Fi on. If encryption is not set. How to set up Wi-Fi 1 Touch Wi-Fi on the Settings tab. enter the security key. It allows the phone to connect to local wireless networks or access the Internet wirelessly. this pop-up window will not be shown. NOTE: The GT540 supports WEP and WPA-PSK/2 security. You can obtain the key from your Wi-Fi service provider or network administrator. fill in the key in the pop-up window.

) If the AP does not support DHCP. 4) IP/DNS Setting: This allows you to set to Automatic or Static. depending on whether the AP supports DHCP. ) Security Key: Saves the security key. 1) Network Name: SSID (ID) 2) Security Type: WEP and WPA-PSK/2 support. enter the field value of the IP address and DNS server to use with the static IP address when connecting. then enter the SSID and Security Type. 2) Saving a frequently used 3 How to save the Wi-Fi profile 1) Select the Add Wi-Fi Network menu at the bottom of Wi-Fi Networks. you can connect to the AP using a static IP address. the profile will be saved automatically. 2) After connecting to an AP with this security type.AP as a profile makes it easier to enter the security key when connecting to an AP with that security type. For Static. 1 You can find the MAC address in the following user interface: 2 Settings > Wireless controls > Wi-Fi Settings > Menu > Advanced > MAC Address 7 . 2 Description of each field in the Wi-Fi profile. 3. How to obtain the MAC address To set up a connection in some wireless networks with MAC filters. you may need to enter the MAC address of your GT540 into the router.

DivX Certified to play DivX® video up to 320 x 240 . Go to vod�divx�com with this code to complete the registration process and learn more about DivX VOD. please make sure you check all the instructions and notes that appear at each step before moving on to the next step. ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This DivX Certified® device must be registered in order to play DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) content.Software update Software update LG Mobile Phone Software Update Program For more information on installing and using this program. 74 LG GT540 | User Guide you are advised to back up any important information in advance for safekeeping. DivX Mobile ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video format created by DivX. locate the DivX VOD section in the device setup menu. To generate the registration code. please visit http://update. Inc. This is an official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video. Please note that removing the USB data communication cable or batteries during the update process may seriously damage your mobile phone. Since the mobile phone software update program requires your full attention throughout the update process. Visit www�divx�com for more information and software tools to convert your files into DivX video. This feature allows you to update your software to the latest version quickly and conveniently over the Internet without visiting our service center. As the manufacturer assumes no responsibility for loss of data during the update lgmobile.

Consult your local dealer for availability. • Failure to do this may invalidate your warranty. Select these options according to your personal communication needs. NOTE: • Always use genuine LG accessories.Accessories There are a variety of accessories available for your mobile phone. (Items described below may be optional. • Accessories may vary in different regions. which may be sold separately. 75 .) Charger Data cable Connect your GT540 and PC. Battery Stereo headset User Guide Learn more about your GT540.

+45°C (charging) Min: -10°C 76 LG GT540 | User Guide .Ambient Temperatures Max: +55°C (discharging).

regardless of age and health. 77 . • The SAR limit recommended Exposure to radio frequency energy Radio wave exposure and Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) information This mobile phone model GT540 has been designed to comply with applicable safety requirements for exposure to radio waves. • SAR data information for residents in countries/regions that have adopted the SAR limit recommended by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).819 W/kg (10 g) and when worn on the body is 1.6 W/kg averaged over 1 g of tissue. • While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various LG phone models.07 W/Kg (10 g). they are all designed to meet the relevant guidelines for exposure to radio waves. • The highest SAR value for this model phone tested by DASY4 for use at the ear is 0. by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) is 2W/kg averaged over 10 g of tissue.Guidelines for safe and efficient use Please read these simple guidelines. These requirements are based on scientific guidelines that include safety margins designed to assure the safety of all persons. which is 1. Not following these guidelines may be dangerous or illegal.

Do not charge the phone when it is on soft furnishings. • Turn off the phone in any • • Do not disassemble this unit. Keep away from electrical appliances. The unit should be kept away from heat sources. such as TVs. For example. • • • • area where you are required by special regulations. as the handset can become hot and create a fire hazard. such as radiators or cookers. Do not drop. and may be dangerous. The use of any other types may invalidate any approval or warranty applying to the phone. and personal computers. Charge the phone in a wellventilated area. It may cause an electric shock and can seriously damage your phone. 78 LG GT540 | User Guide . Use a dry cloth to clean the exterior of the unit (do not use solvents such as benzene. Do not handle the phone with wet hands while it is being charged. • • • • • Take it to a qualified service technician when repair work is required.Guidelines for safe and efficient use Product care and maintenance WARNING Only use batteries. Do not subject this unit to mechanical vibration or shock. do not use your phone in hospitals as it may affect sensitive medical equipment. chargers. and accessories approved for use with this particular phone model. Do not to charge a handset near flammable material. Do not subject this unit to excessive smoke or dust. thinner. or alcohol). radios.

• Do not expose the phone to liquid or moisture. for example. as it may damage the phone. • Do not use a hand-held phone while driving. in your breast pocket. • RF energy may affect some electronic systems in your vehicle. Avoid placing the phone over pacemakers. 79 . etc. if available. which could affect performance. • Pay full attention to driving. • Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if driving conditions so require. • Use a hands-free kit. • Do not use your mobile phone near medical equipment without requesting permission. • Do not tap the screen with a sharp object. such as car stereos and safety equipment. Efficient phone operation Electronic devices All mobile phones may experience interference. • Use accessories like earphones cautiously. • Minor interference may affect Road safety Check the laws and regulations on the use of mobile phones while driving in the area. PCs.• Do not keep the phone next to credit cards or transport tickets. Do not touch the antenna unnecessarily. • Some hearing aids might be TVs. radios. disturbed by mobile phones. it can affect the information on the magnetic strips.

do not obstruct with installed or portable wireless equipment. and follow any regulations or rules. We therefore recommend that you do not turn the handset on or off while close to your ear. • If you are listening to music while on the go.Guidelines for safe and efficient use • When your vehicle is equipped with an air bag. This is particularly important when near roads. Potentially explosive atmospheres • Do not use the phone at a refueling point. Blasting area Do not use the phone where blasting is in progress. It can cause the air bag to fail or cause serious injury due to improper performance. Glass parts Some parts of your mobile device are made of glass. • Do not use near fuel or 80 LG GT540 | User Guide . please make sure the volume is at a reasonable level so you are aware of your surroundings. do not touch or attempt to remove. Avoid damage to your hearing Damage to your hearing can occur if you are exposed to loud sound for long periods of time. Stop using your mobile device until an authorized service provider replaces the glass. Observe restrictions. We also recommend that music and call volumes are set to reasonable levels. If the glass breaks. This glass could break if your mobile device is dropped on a hard surface or receives a substantial impact. chemicals.

there is no memory effect that could compromise the battery’s performance. Therefore. • Do not disassemble or shortcircuit the battery pack. LG chargers are designed to maximize battery life. In aircraft Wireless devices can cause interference in aircraft. • Keep the metal contacts of the battery pack clean.• Do not transport or store flammable gas. It includes small parts that may cause a choking hazard if detached. 81 . • Do not use it on the ground without permission from the crew. Battery information and care • You do not need to completely discharge the battery before recharging. liquid. Unlike other battery systems. Check with your local service provider. you should never depend solely on the phone for emergency calls. or explosives in the same compartment of your vehicle as your mobile phone and accessories. • Use only LG batteries and chargers. Children Keep the phone in a safe place out of the reach of small children. • Turn your mobile phone off. or activate flight mode before boarding any aircraft. Emergency calls Emergency calls may not be available in all mobile networks.

Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Do not dispose of in household waste. and environmental conditions. Recharge the battery if it has not been used for a long time to maximize usability. Do not expose the battery charger to direct sunlight or use it in high humidity.Guidelines for safe and efficient use • Replace the battery when it no longer provides acceptable performance. this may deteriorate battery performance. The battery pack may be recharged hundreds of times until it needs replacing. take it to the nearest authorized LG Electronics service point or dealer for assistance. battery. • Actual battery life depends on network configuration. • If you must replace the • • • battery. Do not leave the battery in hot or cold places. There is risk of explosion if the battery is replaced with an incorrect type. product settings. such as in the bathroom. usage patterns. • Always unplug the charger from the wall socket after the phone is fully charged to save unnecessary power consumption by the charger. • • 82 LG GT540 | User Guide . Please recycle when possible.

SIM error No network connection Codes do not match Contact your service provider. Outside GSM network area. you must confirm the new code by entering it again. 8 . Check for new restrictions. Not supported by service provider. charge limit reached Possible solutions Make sure the SIM card is correctly inserted. Contact service provider or reset limit with PIN 2. Dialing error New SIM card inserted. Some problems require you to call your service provider. Message Possible causes There is no SIM card in the phone or it is inserted incorrectly. To change a security code.Troubleshooting This chapter lists some problems you might encounter while using your phone. Move closer to a window or into an open area. but most are easy to correct yourself. Function cannot be set Contact your service provider. or registration required. Check the service provider coverage map. Calls not available New network not authorized. Signal weak.

Charger defective. Battery totally empty. Reconnection to another service provider is automatic. Contact problem. Check the power supply and connection to the phone. No outlet voltage. wait a few moments. Keep charger attached for a longer time. Phone loses network Number not permitted Signal too weak. Battery empty. Charge battery. Battery defective. or check the voltage. Check the battery contacts. then charge again.Troubleshooting Message Possible causes On/Off key not pressed long enough. and clean them if necessary. Charging error Possible solutions Press the On/Off key for at least two seconds. replace it. Only use original LG accessories. Wrong charger. Phone cannot be turned on. Make sure the ambient temperature is right. Battery contacts dirty. Clean the contacts. Replace battery. Temperature out of range. The Fixed Dial Number function is on. Check settings. Plug in to a different outlet. 84 LG GT540 | User Guide . If the charger does not warm up.

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful